| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:07 AM
"American Sniper," "Birdman" and "Guardians of the Galaxy" are among the nominees announced Tuesday morning for the Cinema Audio Society's 51st CAS Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing in film and television for 2014.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Dion, singer who in the 1960s incorporated doo-wop, rock and R&B for songs such as “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer,” has rescheduled his upcoming performance at Easton’s State Theatre.
The theater announced that because...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Joe Cocker met his idol Ray Charles in 1969 when he got invited backstage after a concert at Carnegie Hall. It was the first time he came face to face with the musical genius who had inspired him as a teenager growing up in northern England.
"I was a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:59 AM
The 1990s hit country-western band Lonestar will headline Vernon Hills’ 2015 Summer Celebration festival, set for June 16-19.
Village trustees approved the four-day musical lineup, collectively costing about $47,000, during their Dec. 16 board...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:05 AM
What if Elvis Presley had lived?
In August 1977, the singer was found unconscious in his Graceland home and later pronounced dead at age 42. But what if the King of Rock 'n' Roll had in fact been saved by paramedics and had continued his musical career?...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:14 AM
It's not the Bee Gees, but it's the next best thing. "The Australian Bee Gees Show," a multi-media tribute to one of the most successful pop groups of all time, will come to the Ferguson Center in Newport News on February 1.
The show is a tribute...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The biggest hurdle to a contemporary music act making a Christmas show work is balance.
Too much Christmas, particularly if it’s not done well, and the audience wonders why they came. Too little Christmas and they wonder why it’s a holiday...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:39 PM
When you go to a performance by contemporary crooner Chris Isaak, you shouldn't expect a typical concert.
Isaak has performed in sequined and mirrored suits and played a song list that ranges from his 1990s hits "Somebody's Crying" and "Baby Did a Bad...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 11:40 AM
When the popular Bruce Springsteen tribute group The B-Street Band performs at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe this month, it will be closer to the real thing than ever.
That’s because joining the group for the performance will be Vini...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:11 AM
DJ/producer Steve Aoki returns to Connecticut for a show at the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Thursday, March 12, with Head Hunterz and Caked Up opening. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets ($35) are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or oakdale.com.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Like a lot of rock stars of the 1970s, Billy Joel has lost some hair and perhaps added a few inches to his waistline.
"I'm Billy's dad," the singer joked in the opening moments of a 2007 concert at the old Amway Arena. "Billy will be out in a little...